Hackers Now Attack Heads

April 30, 2008

One of the quick hits from the Symantec Internet Threat Report told me by the Symantec spokesperson was that “hackers are now spending less time attacking holes in your system and more time attacking holes in your judgment.” In other words, they’re trying to trick you rather than trick your computer.

That’s why so many more phishing attacks are hitting your inbox. Read the rest of this entry »

ManageFusion Topics

April 10, 2008

I’ll talk about this more, but let me just hit probably the hottest topic of interest and success for users attending ManageFusion: virtualization. I’ve talked to many users reporting a drop in physical servers from dozens to a handful, all due to server virtualization.

If you only have a handful of servers now, talk to your technology advisor Read the rest of this entry »

From ManageFusion 08

April 8, 2008

I’m here in Las Vegas, specifically the Mirage Hotel, for ManageFusion 08, the spring version. Altiris, now part of Symantec, has a second user conference like this in Orlando in the fall. This is the third one they’ve invited me to, so I guess I must behave myself fairly well.

Last year at this time, Symantec just purchased Altiris Read the rest of this entry »